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November 30, 2012
EARTH OBSERVATION
GOES-R Satellite Program Undergoes Successful Review
Greenbelt MD (SPX) Nov 29, 2012
The GOES-R Series Program, which is leading the effort to replace and upgrade NOAA's existing fleet of geostationary satellites that track severe weather across the United States, received a favorable appraisal conducted by an external team of aerospace experts of its preparations to launch the new series, beginning in late 2015. "Severe weather was again a major story in America this year," said Mary Kicza, assistant administrator of NOAA's Satellite and Information Service. "Passing this Mission ... read more
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EARTH OBSERVATION

NASA's TRMM Satellite Confirms 2010 Landslides
A NASA study using TRMM satellite data revealed that the year 2010 was a particularly bad year for landslides around the world. A recent NASA study published in the October issue of the Journal of H ... more
GPS NEWS

GTX Gets Approval For Custom Two-Way GPS Tracking Devices On Planes
GTX Corp has announced the approval of a custom designed GPS tracking device for use on AirNet and Cargolux. The custom configured device will be made available as an add-on service exclusively to c ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

Tracking Pollution from Outer Space
The thickest layers of global smog - caused by traffic, industry, and natural minerals, among other factors - are found over the world's megacities. But getting an accurate measurement of pollution ... more
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EARTH OBSERVATION

NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission Turns 15
When it rains it pours, goes the saying, and for the last 15 years, the data on tropical rainfall have poured in. NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) was launched on Nov. 27, 1997, and ... more


EARTH OBSERVATION

China successfully launches remote sensing satellite
The Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center confirmed that China successfully launched the Yaogan XVI remote-sensing satellite into space at 12:06 a.m. Sunday. The satellite, launched from the center ... more
The Year In Space
MILTECH

Raytheon awarded contract for Paveway
Raytheon has been awarded a $422 million contract for its combat-proven Paveway II family of precision-guided munitions. The company was awarded the direct commercial sale from an international cust ... more
FLOATING STEEL

Northrop Grumman to Supply Navigation Systems for Indian Coast Guard Vessels
Northrop Grumman will supply advanced shipboard navigation systems for 20 fast patrol vessels for the Indian Coast Guard. The fast patrol vessels will be built at Cochi Shipyard Ltd., India. U ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
'Doomsday sputnik': Russia said to launch new missile-attack warning satellite

China says spy ship operations 'in line with international law'

Iran complying with nuclear deal: UN watchdog

Insurgent threat shatters Iraq Christians' uneasy peace

Israel mourns, but undeterred by soldier deaths

Britain's Cameron urges military sanctions against Russia

N. Korea defends missile tests, warns 'gangster' US

EARTH OBSERVATION

TerraSAR-X image of the month - the Santorini volcano expands
Glasses are rattling on the shelves and the ground is rumbling - since January 2011 the earth under the Santorini volcano has been stirring. Most of the time, it is barely noticeable, but ever ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

Satellites used to track global smog level
Israeli researchers say using a trio of NASA satellites has allowed them to measure levels of air pollution over the world's largest cities. ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

Apple sacks exec in maps fiasco: report
Apple has ousted the executive who oversaw the mobile maps program which was a spectacular flop, a report said Tuesday. ... more
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GPS NEWS

East Riding Of Yorkshire Council Selects Ctrack For Specialist Vehicle Tracking Solution
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is looking to boost the performance of more than 600 specialist vehicles used for waste management, street cleaning and highway maintenance with an innovative tracki ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

China successfully launches remote sensing satellite
The Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center confirmed that China successfully launched the Yaogan XVI remote-sensing satellite into space at 12:06 a.m. Sunday. The satellite, launched from the center ... more
24/7 News Coverage
A new measure of biodiversity

Scientists complete chromosome-based draft of the wheat genome

Is the US National Flood Insurance Program Affordable?

BYU professor helping to eradicate fatal sleeping sickness

The bend in the Appalachian mountain chain is finally explained

Death toll rises, blackouts remain in Philippines after typhoon

China shuts meat producer supplying KFC and McDonald's

TECH SPACE

Indian inventor wins cash to develop Braille phone
A 29-year-old Indian inventor on Tuesday won $50,000 to help him make a new low-cost mobile phone for the blind that uses a Braille display. ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE

Secret mini-shuttle launch delayed
The U.S. Air Force says an investigation into engine trouble during a recent Delta rocket launch will delay the launch of its X-37B mini-shuttle. ... more
GPS NEWS

Researchers Use GPS Tracking to Monitor Crab Behavior
Researchers from Jena and Greifswald used GPS satellites for a long-term behavioral monitoring of land crab migration on Christmas Island. In cooperation with colleagues from the Zoological Institut ... more
GPS NEWS
Daredevil chewing gum makers stick to Maya chicle

The hungry caterpillar: Beware your enemy's enemy's enemy

Increasing Drought Stress Predicted to Challenge Vulnerable Hydraulic System of Plants


GPS NEWS
Research discovery could revolutionise semiconductor manufacture

Engineers pave the way towards 3D printing of personal electronics

Antenna-on-a-chip rips the light fantastic


GPS NEWS
India to buy nearly 130 Su-30 fighter jets from Russia

Sandy adds to global air traffic gloom: IATA

French police fire tear gas anew on airport protest


GPS NEWS
North America lags in gas-driven vehicles

Ford Fusion wins LA car show green prize

Smith Electric Vehicles to Open Manufacturing Facility in Chicago

GPS NEWS

US Navy, Raytheon receive Pentagon engineering award for GPS-guided precision landing program
A U.S. Navy program that uses Raytheon technology to land aircraft in harsh weather has been recognized with a Department of Defense engineering award. The Joint Precision Approach and Landing ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

What lies beneath? New survey technique offers detailed picture of our changing landscape
A new surveying technique developed at The University of Nottingham is giving geologists their first detailed picture of how ground movement associated with historical mining is changing the face of ... more
VSAT NEWS

Spatial Energy Becomes First Astrium Services OilGas Global Reseller
Spatial Energy has signed a strategic reseller agreement with Astrium Services in Chantilly, Va. This agreement establishes Spatial Energy as the first global reseller of Astrium products and servic ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

How many Russian Earth observation satellites will be in orbit by 2015?
The launch of the Resurs-P spacecraft was postponed till the first quarter of 2013. This remote sensing satellite was to replace the Resurs-DK Number 1 spacecraft launched in 2006, which has already ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Future Electronics May Depend on Lasers, Not Quartz

Using LED lighting to reduce streetlight glare

Cheap and easy software provides highly accurate real-time data on traffic

19th Century Math Tactic Tweak Yields Answers 200 Times Faster

Improving the cost and efficiency of renewable energy storage

"Nanocamera" takes pictures at distances smaller than light's own wavelength

New material puts a twist in light

GPS NEWS

Lockheed Martin Completes Critical Environmental Test on GPS III Pathfinder

EARTH OBSERVATION

China launches third environment monitoring satellite

GPS NEWS

Roscosmos Requests Glonass Project Contractor Head's Dismissal

EARTH OBSERVATION

What Goes Down Must Come Back Up

EARTH OBSERVATION

A SPOT 6 Success Story

EARLY EARTH

New ancient shark species gives insight into origin of great white

GPS NEWS

Mobile GPS Tracking capability on JCB ruggedized mobile phones

EARTH OBSERVATION

GOCE's second mission improving gravity map

EARTH OBSERVATION

Satrec Initiative Announces Agreement with Korea Aerospace Research Institute

SPACEMART

Europe juggles ambitions, constraints in talks on space

Astrium's GRAIN service shows US corn yields are lower than expected

Raytheon submits Space Fence proposal to the USAF

Navy Oceanographers Delve Deeper in Wave Data to Improve Forecasts

Brazil airline opts for Rockwell Collins

Gannets could be affected by offshore energy developments

Surveying Earth's interior with atomic clocks

Quattro Group Gains Visibility And Control With Ctrack

Russian satellite system official sacked

Nokia buys 3D mapping firm in location services push

Saudi Arabia to Launch Two Satellites

Storms, Ozone, Vegetation and More: NASA-NOAA Suomi NPP Satellite Returns First Year of Data

Field geologists going digital

NASA's SPoRT Team Tracks Hurricane Sandy

Guided mortar rounds fired from small UAV

Asia's fishermen caught in escalating sea tensions

Research cruise testing EGNOS satnav for ships

Curious About Life: Interview with Jennifer Stern

Gazprom to Launch Two Satellites by Yearend

Two SOPS accepts command and control of newest GPS satellite

Navy Oceanographers Delve Deeper in Wave Data to Improve Forecasts

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